Hardee's Fact Sheet (html)
HISTORY | Founded in 1960 by Wilber Hardee and acquired by CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. in 1997, Hardee’s? restaurants are located throughout the Southeastern and Midwestern United States. The brand built its reputation on a unique breakfast menu featuring Hardee’s mouth-watering Made from Scratch? Biscuits. With a renewed emphasis on premium quality, Hardee’s has taken the lunch/dinner segment to the next level with its line of 100 percent Black Angus Beef Thickburgers?. Hardee’s has clearly established itself as a leader in the quick-service restaurant industry.
HARDEE’S MENU | The Thickburger line features 100% Black Angus beef in 1/3-, 1/2- and 2/3-lb. burgers. Other menu favorites include Hand-Breaded Chicken Tenders and charbroiled chicken sandwiches. Hardee’s famous breakfast menu boasts Made from Scratch? Biscuits.
NUMBER OF HARDEE’S RESTAURANTS | 1,815 total.
OPERATING AREAS | 30 states in the Midwest and Southeastern US; International
HEADQUARTERS | 6700 Tower Circle, Suite 1000, Franklin, TN 37067
PARENT COMPANY | CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc.CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. (“CKE”) is a privately held company based in Franklin, Tennessee. CKE, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, owns and operates Carl’s Jr.? and Hardee’s?, two beloved regional brands, known for one-of-a-kind premium and innovative menu items such as 100 percent Black Angus Thickburgers?, Made from Scratch? Biscuits and Hand-Breaded Chicken Tenders?. With both a US and international footprint, Carl’s Jr. Restaurants LLC and Hardee’s Restaurants LLC have over 3,800 franchised or company-operated restaurants in 44 states and 43 foreign countries and U.S. territories.
For more information, or to find a Hardee’s near you, go to www.hardees.com.